Bike Rides

Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Miles: 
28
Bike: 
Ravn
Buddies: 
Ann, Diana, Lori, Melissa, Teddi, Tracy, Tracy

Ann asked if I'd join her on an 'into to gravel' ride. I sugessted we do Harrid Road. I invited the usual suspects. Sunday it was just the guys, today it was 7 women and me. I'm not complaining. Most of them are in much better shape than the men anyway, More of a challenge keeping up with them. After we got to Blodgett Ann said she was good going up Norton Creek. After we went up Norton Creek she said she wanted to do the whole loop. I still haven't recovered from Sunday's ride but what can I do. Actually the steep part in the Mary's River Tree Farm was not as bad as it seemed on Sunday.

When we got to Hoskins road Lori, Tracy, and Tracy decided to do the extra 10 mile Shingle Creek loop. The rest of us continued on. I think Ann would have done that as well if I was into it. I was beat. The climb up Hoskins and then on the highway was enough for me.

So much cooler today. A wonderful relief from yesterday's 92 degrees.

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Riders on a ridge
Just me and the ladies.
Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Miles: 
12
Bike: 
Ravn

Hot. Got out at 8 and it wasn’t early enough. 

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Miles: 
36
Bike: 
Ravn
Buddies: 
John, Nelson, Rick

Harris Road to Blodgett. Norton Creek road into Mary’s River tree farm. Eventually came out at Hoskins Road. Then a 10 loop on Shingle Creek. Back over Hoskins Alexander and Kings Valley highway. 

Cool and overcast most of the day but then the sun came out and it got quite warm. 

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Miles: 
50
Bike: 
Ravn

Time for a longer ride, but didin't lay off the hills. Davidson, Haley, Parker, Simpson, Sauerkrout good gravel hills. Back on Berry Creek for more hills.

Warmer dryer day, lower 70's. Good day to ride as it will get hotter later in the week. I'm feeling like the blood pressure meds I'm on now are helping my performance, not huring it.

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Bike and river
At Buena Vista Park, sporting the Rat Trap Pass tires.
Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Miles: 
26
Bike: 
Ravn

Out Soap Creek and did a loop on Wiles - Rifle Range- Wiles.

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Miles: 
12
Bike: 
Ravn

Just put one new and one old Rat Trap Pass tires on the Ravn. Had to ride. Got caught in the rain. Got soaked.

Date: 
Friday, June 12, 2020
Miles: 
20
Bike: 
Grando

Pushed hard up the hill. Felt good. Back on 99.

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Miles: 
15
Bike: 
Ravn

Up Jackson Creek, down Dan's Trail.

Warm damp morning.

 

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On the way up
On the way road 610
Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2020
Miles: 
12
Bike: 
Ravn

Up Jackson Creek. Lower Upper Dan's trail to Dan's-Horse connector. Kept going towards the saddle but when I passed 611 road I thought "one day I'll take that road". Then decided today's the day. It starts up steep and continues steep for a while, but then as soon as it starts going down there is a gate and then it pops out at a parking lot with a tremendous view at the very very top of Lewisburg road. All fast downhill from there.

Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2020
Miles: 
13
Bike: 
Ravn

Another short ride. Up to Chip Ross park but not up the trails. Then down Garden to the river.

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Down by the river
Down by the river